KENT NERBURN RETREAT
JULY 31ST THRU AUGUST 3RD
LA VETA AND CUCHARA COLORADO
“BRIDGES: RESPECTING THE PAST; SHAPING THE FUTURE”
Kent Nerburn is the highly acclaimed author and editor of fourteen books on spiritual values and Native American themes. He received his B.A. in American Studies summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota and his Ph.D. in Religion/Theology and Art with distinction from Graduate Theological Union in conjunction with the University of California at Berkeley.
He has been called “One of America’s living spiritual teachers” by the prestigious Spirituality and Practice website/magazine, and has been praised by Harper Collins publishers as “one of the few American writers who can respectfully bridge the gap between Native and non-Native cultures.”
He is best known for Letters to My Son, a book of thoughts and essays on issues of significance for a young person growing up in contemporary America; Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder which won the Minnesota Book award for creative non-fiction in 1995 and has become a standard part of the multi-cultural curriculum in high schools, colleges, and universities across the United States, Europe, and Australia; and The Wolf at Twilight: An Indian Elder’s Journey through a Land of Ghosts and Shadows, a follow-up to Neither Wolf nor Dog, which won the Minnesota Book Award for creative non-fiction in 2009.
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